Grant crash kills Milford man

October 21, 2011

By Pat Maurer

Review Correspondent

A one car accident on Beaverton Road Tuesday claimed the life of a 65-year-old Milford man.

Norman Lingnau was reported dead at the scene of the accident.

According to a release from the Clare County Sheriff’s Departments, Lingnau was driving a 2001 Mitsubishi Monterosport, which was believed to be westbound on East Beaverton Road in Grant Township when he apparently went off the road on the south side, hit a tree and rolled onto the driver’s side in the ditch.

Officers said they don’t know what caused Lingnau to lose control of his vehicle. Alcohol was not believed to be a factor in the crash, which is still under investigation.

The Clare County Accident Reconstruction Team, Clare Fire Department and the Clare City Police assisted at the scene.

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